Dawn was already rising with Double Wartime Dalight Savings at 0200, June 6, 1944, to reveal cloudy skies from horizon to horizon. The rumble of 48 Pratt and Whitney R-2800s reverberated across the quiet English countryside that surrounded [...]
This is my contribution to the combo build of the Hawker Typhoon together with Spiros @fiveten
It was a great moment when Spiros joined my thread together with his Typhoon and continue it as a combo build.
The build was mainly out of the [...]
Got it done. Really nice kit. Decals haven't quite settled yet in these pics. Decals were actually very stubborn. Aftermarket rockets were the only extra.
Not much in the way of stencils. Can't say I was sorry but no "don't [...]
Right. I have issues with the Typhoon. First it's dismal beginnings. The Car Door complete with wind down window just like a Morris Minor. Terrible visibility until the Bubble Top came out (even though Yaks and FW 190's had superb [...]
Traditionally, the hallmark of a successful aircraft manufacturing company has been that future requirements should always be the concern of the Chief Designer and the project team. In other words, when the latest project has been [...]
On this kit I used a replacement Falcon vacu-form canopy, a prop and wheels from the Academy kit. Paint by Tamiya. Even thought it is over 60 years old it does scale well on a Bentley plan. This was a simple and fun build.
this is my first Hawker Typhoon "Tiffy". My inspriration was the nice 1/24 kit from Airfix. You can find some very nice builds from this kit via Google and that's why I was inspired to try this on a much smaller scale.
Here's my Typhoon photo taken from my WW-II Scrapbook, that has the white spinner.
A very nice model by Monogram that I built back in 2007. I wonder if the kit is still out there as it was a joy to put together. All I really wanted to post was the first two photo's showing how I applied two colors of paint on the [...]
I was going to do the Typhoon class submarine as the 'Red October' to make the 2 as part of 'The Hunt for Red October' theme I was doing.
I then did not complete the Typhoon class as the Red October as that would have meant I would need 2 [...]